Live music and 3 other things to do in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake this weekend, Dec. 21-23

Families can take a break from holiday preparations by spending time together at one of these events.

Friday, Dec. 21-Saturday, Dec. 22

1. Live music in Southlake
Musician Lindsay Hightower performs at Taverna Rossa on Friday, and fans can see Mark Sena’s Funk Machine on Saturday. Attendees can enjoy the music and order drinks and food from the restaurant. 9:30 p.m. Free admission. 817-809-4533.

Friday, Dec. 21-Sunday, Dec. 23

2. Carriage rides in Southlake
Olde Tyme Carriage Co. will be at Southlake Town Square providing horse-drawn carriage rides. Families and friends can choose the standard or extended ride option, and a larger carriage—which requires advanced reservations—will be available for larger parties of up to eight people. Fri.-Sat. 5-9 p.m., Sun. 4-8 p.m. Exact times are subject to change. $25-$60 per ride. Southlake Town Square, 1560 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake. 817-929-6068.

Saturday, Dec. 22

3. Puppet show in Grapevine
Puppeteers Sandra MacLean and Sandy Shrout perform an abridged version of “The Nutcracker” at the Grapevine Public Library. 11-11:45 a.m. Free. Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine. 817-310-3400.

Saturday, Dec. 22-Sunday, Dec. 23

4. Christmas classics in Grapevine
The Palace Theatre presents an animated double feature: “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” Sat. 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. $6 per person. Palace Theatre, 300 S. Main St., Grapevine. 817-410-3100.

By Renee Yan
Renee Yan graduated May 2017 from the University of Texas in Arlington with a degree in journalism, joining Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in July.